Visitors with Disabilities - Manuhiri Hauā

The Museum on Ridgway is accessible to wheelchairs and prams its entrance is at 62 Ridgway Street. Please note that there are no public toilets available and no food or drink is permitted in the exhibition spaces. Our friendly staff can, however, look after bags safely behind the counter.

The Museum on Ridgway is mostly a quiet space. During school holidays or when education classes are present, this may not always be the case! Please phone us before your visit to check if groups that could affect noise levels are booked in.

If you are attending an event at the Davis Theatre on Watt Street, there is ramp access from the car park behind the Museum.

Please contact the Museum if you are interested in a tactile tour designed for visually impaired visitors.


St Johns Shell Service Station was located where Pak'n'Save is now, on the corner of Victoria Avenue and Glasgow Street in Whanganui. This image was taken in the 1920s and comes from the Tesla Studios Collection.